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Wayland boys volleyball: Journey to the state championship

Carolina Sdoia June 13, 2024

The boys varsity volleyball team has made it to the MIAA Division II state final game against Westfield after beating Agawam in the semifinal of the tournament, with a final score of 3-2. The game will...

Junior Alex Crawford kicks the ball to a teammate while in the midst of running down the soccer field. After suffering an injury that nearly ended his career, Crawford got an offer from his club coach to play on the Major League Soccer (MLS) NEXT team.

Alex Crawford: The comeback kid

Vanessa Taxiarchis June 12, 2024

For some athletes, the worst imaginable scenario is an injury that jeopardizes future opportunities with their sport. For junior soccer player Alex Crawford, this nightmare became a reality his sophomore...

Wayland High School seniors prepare to move on from their last season of high school sports. My favorite memories from baseball are the walk off wins weve had and the team dinners, specifically the team bonding, senior and boys varsity baseball captain Ezra Wyner said. Being a part of the team and being a captain definitely helped my leadership, communication and work ethic skills.

The end of a journey: Seniors finish their last season of high school sports

Jeffery Zhang June 7, 2024

As spring comes to an end, seniors at Wayland High School are finishing their last season of high school sports. In a few months, many seniors will be going off to college, and for some, their days of...

On Wednesday, June 5, Assistant Athletic Director, Erin Ryan, sent an email informing WHS about the upcoming playoff games for WHS athletes.

Sports brief: Playoff quick hits

Chloe Zilembo and Marissa Mendoza June 5, 2024

Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) tournaments are in full swing and multiple WHS teams are advancing. On Wednesday, June 5, Assistant Athletic Director, Erin Ryan, sent an email...

“As the last few games are coming up and playoffs are about to start its kinda hitting me that these are the last few lacrosse games I am going to play in high school and with my sister,” captain senior Lily Mele said.

Girls varsity lacrosse: A pursuit for playoff victory

Melina Barris June 3, 2024

Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) spring teams have begun playoffs. The girls varsity lacrosse team has its first game on Monday, June 3, against Notre Dame Academy, Worcester at...

Join WSPN’s Ben Jackson and Bowen Morrison while they make their predictions on the upcoming NBA Lottery Draft.

NBA mock draft 2024

Benjamin Jackson and Bowen Morrison May 28, 2024

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) annual draft will be held in Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The first round of the draft will be June 26, 2024. This draft marks the NBA’s 77th lottery-style...

Junior Owen Finnegan and coach Bo Finnegan sit and watch Wayland up at bat.

Game recap: Baseball loses to Westborough

Fiona Peltonen and Maggie Buffum May 27, 2024

On Tuesday, May 21, the boys varsity baseball team played Westborough High School where Wayland lost 2-6. Although they lost, Wayland did not go down without a fight, keeping the score 2-3 for the first...

Join WSPN’s Ben Jackson and Bowen Morrison as they share their opinions on the NCAA’s loose guidelines on college athletes and the longevity of their careers.

Opinion: Athletes are staying in the NCAA league for far too long

Bowen Morrison and Ben Jackson May 25, 2024

For the second year in a row, the Howard Bison men's basketball team qualified for a spot in March Madness, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's basketball tournament. This...

Girls varsity lacrosse falls short to Melrose on senior night with a final score of 5-14.

Game recap: Girls lacrosse falls to Melrose on senior night

Chloe Zilembo and Sofia Ciciarelli May 25, 2024

The girls varsity lacrosse team held their annual senior night game, honoring the seniors’ last season with the team on Tuesday, May 21. This year, the Warriors faced the Melrose Redhawks. To join...

Senior Captain Julia DeGrenier competes in the Dual County League Championship. DeGrenier will be hurdling for Bates College and qualified for divisionals in the 100 and 400 meter hurdles.

Track and field sprints and jumps towards divisionals

Ainsley Jay May 23, 2024

On Thursday, May 23 to Saturday, May 25, qualifying athletes from Wayland High School will compete in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division IV outdoor track and field championship...

Senior Lavery Greenfield has been powerlifting for two years. She recently competed at the high school powerlifting nationals. “I like meeting new and young people that want to do powerlifting because its new and being someone that kind of gets to blaze the trail is exciting,” Greenfield said. “Its never really been a youth sport or a sport for women before so it’s cool to be one of the firsts.”

Lavery Greenfield: Lifting up young female powerlifters

Bella Schreiber May 16, 2024

When it comes to sports, powerlifting isn’t the first one most people think of. For a teenage girl, it’s even less likely. But for five foot seven inches Lavery Greenfield, powerlifting is something...

A new gymnastics team will be coming to Wayland High School in the fall. The gymnastics team will be the 35th sport at WHS, according to athletic director Heath Rollins. “That’s something that most people don’t get the opportunity [to do], Rollins said. Most schools, even schools three times larger than us, dont have as many options.”

WHS Gymnastics Team: Starting the winter of 2025

Marissa Mendoza and Sofia Ciciarelli May 14, 2024

At the start of the 2025 winter sports season, there may be a new gymnastics team at Wayland High School. In order to make the team large enough to compete, WHS will need to join forces with Weston High...

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